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 Butter and Honey - Watchman Nee

October 28th - The Lord My Portion by Watchman Nee

Butter and honey shall he eat, that he may know to refuse the evil, and choose the good. Isaiah 7.15 mg.

Our Lord had butter and honey; therefore, He could choose the good and refuse the evil. It requires great power to be obedient! If God does not fill your heart first, you will not succeed, no matter how you try externally. We need to learn to draw near to God daily and receive from heaven both butter and honey (the grace and love of God), so that day by day we may live on earth choosing the good and refusing the evil.

I speak to you today in this manner because I have a deep sense within me that the return of the Lord is imminent and that the kingdom is at hand. Henceforth, temptations will be greater, dangers will be multiplied, and deceptions will be deepened. Oh do let us notice one thing: that no matter what is placed before us, we shall be able to choose with singleness of heart only because we have received the heavenly butter and honey.


 2008/10/28 7:47Profile

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 Re: Butter and Honey - Watchman Nee

Great post - thank you!

 2008/10/28 13:11Profile

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